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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Hoogstraten, Samuel van, born 1627 - died 1678
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Holland (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hoogstraten, Samuel van, born 1627 - died 1678 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Reed pen and brown ink, with brown wash and some opaque white (now oxidized); framing line in graphite. Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), <i>432</i>. Inscribed on verso of mount, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), <i>785</i>.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.432

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 23

Physical description

Study of the tops of houses in a town, a stream and a wooden bridge in the foreground; Pen and bistre, in outline, drawn with a reed pen.

Place of Origin

Holland (possibly, drawn)

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hoogstraten, Samuel van, born 1627 - died 1678 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Reed pen and brown ink, with brown wash and some opaque white (now oxidized); framing line in graphite. Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 432. Inscribed on verso of mount, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with Dyce’s original inv. no.), 785.

Dimensions

Height: 145 mm, Width: 231 mm

Object history note

Provenance: Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Hoogstraten, Samuel van (attributed to); View over the rooftops of a town seen from across a canal, a stream and a wooden bridge in the foreground; Pen and bistre, in outline, drawn with a reed pen; Dutch School; 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, Vol. 1, Cat. 86, illustrated.

Materials

Paper; Reed pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Stream; Town; Tree; Bridge

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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